This month Ofgem published an update on its plans for competition in expending transmission networks.
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Andrew Scott says revenue support for the UK’s tidal energy sector would be a cost-effective way of growing a global business
Bridget Woodman and Richard Lowes consider the decarbonisation of the UK’s heat sector – and the lack of political commitment to achieve it.
When offshore wind was first proposed in the UK, it was thought to be a good thing because load factors would be higher than they are onshore – perhaps as high as 37%.
What has been the operating experience of the four ABWRs that have been in operation in Japan? It should be noted that performance is affected by Japanese utility operating strategies.
On some days GB’s nuclear fleet still provides up to a quarter of our power. There is acceptance – if not enthusiasm – for replacing that low-carbon contribution with new nuclear.
DNOs are accused of being barriers to a new energy system. WPD future networks manager Roger Hey says that’s far from the case
Alex Harrison sees little clarity yet on the UK energy industry’s interactions with the Internal Energy Market post-Brexit. Be prepared for a crash
Karma Loveday says trust and confidence are necessary for all public-private utilities and asks whether the current relationship can be repaired
The CCUS Task Force argues that deploying carbon capture and storage at scale is important to cut costs. I could not agree more. But when it comes to moving down the cost curve, scale is about repetition, not sheer size.